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homebrew picavet rig

I wanted to put my Canon SD1100 IS aloft using helium balloons. Google Maps trained me to looking straight down from above, satellite view.

I made a DIY homebrew picavet to hold the camera level as the balloon string changed angle in the wind. A picavet, also known as a KAP rig, is a self-leveling platform.

My picavet is ghettolicious, made from trash and misc. pieces:

Jerry Whiting
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 05:04:10 +0000


Chieh Cheng
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 05:21:01 +0000

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